Some handy browser plugins to help you keep safe online.

Did you know your Internet activity can be monitored by your ISP? What about tracking cookies that can be embedded in your browser? What should you do to protect your privacy online?

Whilst there is no way to be 100% guarantee against these threats, there are ways that we can minimise our exposure while browsing the internet.

To that end, I have found a few tools to help you stay safe online!

HTTPS Everywhere is a browser extension that automatically forces thousands of websites from insecure “HTTP” to secure “HTTPS”. 

This will safeguard you against many types of account hijacking & surveillance. Want to know what “HTTPS” is and why it is important? Click here.

Supported Browsers: Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Firefox.

uBlock Origin is not a typical “adblocker”, but a wide-spectrum content blocker, it’s in a different league uBlock Origin will also block intrusive ads and let you block any section or element of your site. You can block certain services or actions of a website by blocking one or multiple scripts of that particular site.



Supported Browsers: Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Firefox.

Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to customise your web experience. You can block annoying ads, disable tracking and lots more. It’s available for all major desktop browsers and for your mobile devices.

Supported Browsers: Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Firefox.

I’ve been using these plugins for at least 2 years and have found them to be very useful. Have you got some other plugins you like? Leave them in the comments below. As always, if you or your employees want to learn more about Cyber Security: Ask about our course on the subject here.

(LMI Group have not been sponsored or have any affiliation with the products/companies mentioned in this article. LMI Group is not responsible for any damage/issues that they cause.)